It was slim pickings this week. One item I thought deserved some attention was one that was filed a year ago today, and the rest are collectively related items involving …
This is one that has been lacking since SQL Server first started supporting clusters: clustering across subnets. Obviously it can be desirable to have failover events cross rack or even data center boundaries. I am sure there are plenty of other clustering enhancements deserving of more attention; if you know of any, please submit them!
SSMS and its finicky grid
The rest of the items I am offering up today involve the grid output in SSMS. I wrote about my displeasure the other day, when the single value I was looking for was consistently being truncated and obscured due to poor decisions being made by SSMS about how to present grid results. I can also show cases where the exact same query, during the same batch, will yield different column widths in subsequent (but identical) resultsets:
So, here are four items related to this problem: